Felix Gray review: Your eyes will thank you for wearing these computer glasses

Felix Grey computer glasses

If you spend a lot of time working on a computer, you may be familiar with the eye strain and pain that can go along with prolonged screen use. I’ve experienced the sharp headaches and the dry, irritated eyes — it’s awful — but for more than a month I’ve kept up […]

LG X venture review: This phone’s about what you’d expect for $330

The LG X venture from AT&T is not an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S8 competitor. But it is a decent phone for a price that doesn’t break the bank. The good stuff | The X venture is an inexpensive handset that gets excellent battery life. The bad stuff | The […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 review: This stunner was so close to being perfect

Samsung Galaxy S8 phone

I tried out the Samsung Galaxy S8 for about a week and it didn’t take me long to fall for the flagship phone’s speed, display and camera. It’s a great a device. So great, in fact, that I’ve no doubt this phone has the potential to make some iPhone users […]

Apple’s iMovie, GarageBand, and iWork productivity apps are now free

Free apps on Apple App Store

Apple has updated some of its most well-known productivity and “essential” apps and is now giving them away on Mac and iOS App Stores for free. Previously, people could either buy Numbers, Keynote and Pages individually or together in Apple’s iWork suite. iMovie and GarageBand, which will also be free […]

LG G6 review: A huge improvement for LG, but can it beat out Samsung?

LG G6 smartphone review

The G6 is a very solid phone — perhaps even LG’s best flagship in years — but its competition may end up getting the best of it. Still, though, the G6 marks a massive improvement over last year’s modular-ish G5 model and a return to a more traditional handset. The good stuff | The G6 […]

TechnoLeah’s apps of the week

Lumosity app

I don’t use these apps every day but I’m always glad to have them handy. Lumosity There are games that don’t require much thought to win, and then there’s Lumosity. This app is not actually a game but it is full of mini-games that will exercise your brain. The app […]

You can finally download Google’s Calendar app for iPad

Google Calendar app for iPad

Google’s Calendar app is finally available for iPad. If you’ve used the Google Calendar app on iPhone, the iPad-optimized version will have you feeling right at home. The only difference is you’ll have a lot more screen real estate to work with. In its announcement, Google touted the fact that […]

Your guide to choosing the right unlimited data plan

unlimited data plans

As if there weren’t already enough options for unlimited data plans, even U.S. Cellular recently joined T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint and Verizon on the limitless (but technically limited) data train. Here’s what you need to know about the four largest carriers’ plans and their coverage areas. But first … Do you […]

TechnoLeah’s apps of the week

GasBuddy app

After a week of “vacation,” I’ve decided to recommend two apps that would be helpful for people on vacation. GasBuddy Gas isn’t nearly as expensive as it once was, but it’s still nice to know that you’re saving money while filling up your car’s tank. GasBuddy helps with the money […]

TechnoLeah’s apps of the week

apps of the week recommendations

If you’re wondering why these posts only include apps for iOS and Android phones, here’s a quick answer: You’ll notice in the table (below) that Android and iOS make up 99.6 percent of all smartphone sales from the fourth quarter of 2016. That’s a whole lot. Worldwide Smartphone Sales to End […]